Spelling

Unit 1

                Week 1:  Short Vowels a, e, ea, I, o, u

  1.  amendments
  2. activists
  3. benfited
  4. citizens
  5. insults
  6. impressive
  7. topics
  8. public

 

               Week 2:  Long Vowels

  1.  contained
  2. nation
  3. freedom
  4. reason
  5. replied
  6. rights
  7. devoted
  8. future

 

Week 3:  r-Controlled Vowels er, ir, ur (er, ear, ir, ur, ure)

  1. person
  2. liberty
  3. determination
  4. earned
  5. thirty
  6. first
  7. turned
  8. cultures

 

Unit 2

                Week 1:  r-Controlled Vowels /âr/, /är/, /ôr/ (air, are; or our, ore)

  1.  participate
  2. horseback
  3. forth
  4. sword
  5. chores
  6. forever
  7. spare

 

Week 2:  Closed Syllable Pattern

  1.  swimming
  2. campers
  3. forget
  4. capture
  5. discussed
  6. except
  7. summit
  8. distance

 

Week 3:  Open Syllable Pattern

  1.  become
  2. beloved
  3. events
  4. secret
  5. famous
  6. museum
  7. pirates
  8. readers

 

Unit 3

                Week 1:  Vowel-r Syllable Pattern

  1.  covered
  2. cornstalks
  3. kernels
  4. forests
  5. scorching
  6. farmers
  7. burst
  8. thirteen

 

Week 2:  Vowel Team Sylable Pattern

  1.  explained
  2. realized
  3. rejoiced
  4. enjoyed
  5. throughout
  6. thoughtful
  7. approached
  8. replied

 

Week 3:  Consonant-le Syllable Pattern

  1.  castle
  2. example
  3. incredible
  4. puzzle
  5. unforgettable
  6. nibble
  7. available
  8. principles

 

Unit 4

                Week 1:  Vowel-Consonant-e Syllable Pattern

  1.  ashamed
  2. scraped
  3. bravely
  4. blithe
  5. excited
  6. survive
  7. those
  8. contribute

 

Week 2:  Homographs

  1.  novel
  2. left
  3. bound
  4. story
  5. rare
  6. kind
  7. till
  8. down

 

Week 3:  Variant Vowels (oo, ew, ould, ull)

  1.  afternoon
  2. food
  3. flew
  4. goodness
  5. took
  6. shook
  7. pulled
  8. couldn’t

 

Unit 5

            Week 1:  Noun Suffixes (-ology, -ant, -er, -or, -ery)

  1. technology
  2.  tenants
  3. observant
  4. immigrants
  5. laborer
  6. educator
  7. author
  8. machinery

 

Week 2:  Latin Roots (spec, liter, vent, struct)

  1. unexpected
  2. respect
  3. spectacular
  4. literary
  5. adventure
  6. structure
  7. invention
  8. constrcution

 

Week 3:  Homophones

  1. course
  2. died
  3. feat
  4. hire
  5. missed
  6. sent
  7. steel
  8. would

 

Unit 6

 

            Week 1: Variant Vowel / (al, alk, all, au, aw)

  1. always
  2. awesome
  3. because
  4. fawned
  5. installment
  6. jaws
  7. launched
  8. stalk

 

Week 2:  Noun Suffixes (-tion, -ty, -sion, --ness, -ment)

 

  1. apprehension
  2. government
  3. astonishment
  4. illness
  5. conditions
  6. provisions
  7. exhaustion
  8. visibility

 

Week 3: Compound Words (Hyphenated, Open)

  1. each other
  2. far-flung
  3. half-moon
  4. ocean liner
  5. polar region
  6. ready-made
  7. super-wolf
  8. well-being

 

Unit 7

 

            Week 1:  Words with Final /əl/ and /ər/

  1. another
  2. honor
  3. battle
  4. hospital
  5. doctors
  6. medical

 

Week 2:  Prefixes (re-, pre-, dis-, mis-)

  1. dissatisfy
  2. precaution
  3. reunited
  4. disease
  5. reaction
  6. misguided
  7. recollect

 

Week 3:  Silent Letters (kn, wr, gh, gn, wh)

  1. assignment
  2. whole
  3. eighteen
  4. written
  5. know

 

Unit 8

            Week 1:  /ou/ and /oi/

  1. outlandish
  2. mountain
  3. powerful
  4. showered
  5. exploit
  6. moisture
  7. hoisted
  8. joyously

 

Week 2:  Latin Roots (aud, vis, form, cede)

  1. audiences
  2. audible
  3. visualize
  4. transformed
  5. recede
  6. proceed
  7. vision
  8. uniform

 

Week 3:  Adjective Suffixes (-y, -ent, -ive, -ic, -ful)

  1. sandy
  2. impressive
  3. optimistic
  4. dependent
  5. cumulative
  6. peaceful
  7. confident
  8. historic

 

Unit 9

 

            Week 1:  Irregular Past Tense Verbs

  1. grew
  2. threw
  3. knew
  4. blew
  5. thought
  6. brought
  7. spent
  8. rang
  9. stood

 

Week 2:  Inflectional Endings with Spelling Changes (-ed, -ing)

  1. exploded
  2. required
  3. referred
  4. ratified
  5. popping
  6. assembling
  7. inflating
  8. creating

 

Week 3:  Prefixes that Describe Where (pro-, em-, en-, per-, im-)

  1. produced
  2. program
  3. embarked
  4. energy
  5. percent
  6. permitted
  7. permanently
  8. imminent

 

Unit 10

 

            Week 1:  Plurals: Spelling Changes/Irregulars

  1. sketches
  2. people
  3. benches
  4. theories
  5. teeth
  6. feet
  7. children
  8. bodies

 

Week 2:  Science Roots (se, mech, cycle, phys, chem)

  1. inseparable
  2. mechanized
  3. mechanic
  4. mechanism
  5. physiotherapy
  6. chemist
  7. recycling

 

Week 3:  Prefixes (re-, bio-im-, ex-, micro-)

  1. biologist
  2. biochemistry
  3. reaction
  4. postdoctoral
  5. immigrant
  6. microbiologist